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Seven Pots for One Tree – What’s Your Choice?

4 months ago Nebby 0
Source: Bonsai Bark Blog. Seven choices for Boon’s Kingsville boxwood. One stands out as by far the best choice for me, but I’m pretty sure we won’t all agree. Which pot would you choose? Boon Manakitivipart is at it again. Boon regularly posts his which pot? questions and we regularly borrow them. Judging by the response, Read More

Prunus Mahaleb in glorious flower

4 months ago Nebby 0
Source: Tony Tickle Bonsai Blog. Prunus Mahaleb today with the future pot Go to the source blog (Tony Tickle Bonsai Blog) to read the full article: Prunus Mahaleb in glorious flower Read More

Ficus rumphii

4 months ago Nebby 0
Source: Bonsai Hunk Blog. A very worthwhile fig to grow is Ficus rumphii. It is used extensively in southeast Asia for bonsai. The pictures show two rumphii that I grew from seed and that are now 12 years old. The bark on this species is light  in color as contrasted to religiosa which has a Read More

Spindle repotting time

4 months ago Nebby 0
Source: Growing Bonsai Blog. In late March 2018 it was time to get this Eonymous repotted. Last year I realized the water was not draining as well anymore, and the plant was suffering during hot periods. So, time to lift this plant from its pot and see how well the roots had regrown. During repotting Read More

Growing Pine Bonsai – Bonsai Books 50% & 30% off

4 months ago Nebby 0
Source: Bonsai Bark Blog. One of the most famous Japanese white pine (Pinus parviflora) bonsai in the world. After restyling by Masahiko Kimura (aka the Magician). This photo is from the White pine gallery in our Masters’ Series Pine Book. Continuing with our growing Pine bonsai theme… If you would like to grow pine bonsai, a good Read More

Revisit: Twin Trunk Hemlock on a Nylon Board—

4 months ago Nebby 0
Source: Crataegus Bonsai Blog. The last post about a Hemlock suggested that I might as well start a series on revisits from past work to see if they’ve gotten worse with time, stayed the same, or improved. Today we revisit one of the weirder things we’ve done here, putting a tree on a plastic cutting Read More